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Capital : Castries
Language :  English
Currency :  East Caribbean Dollar
Population : 186 000
Area : 616 km2

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Saint Lucia facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. Over 2,560 motor vehicles (8 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants) are registered in this country.

2. The national top-level domain is .lc . There are over 3,766 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the .lc extension are: irc.lc, blog.lc and proxy.lc.

4. In this country there are over 1 210 km of paved roads (0.002% of all roads in the world).

5. There are 2 airports in this country, all with paved surface.

6. Political system – constitutional monarchy.

7. Head of State – Queen Elizabeth II.


Geography in Saint Lucia

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1. The country is 500 times smaller than Poland.

2. The highest peak is Mount Gimie, 950 m above sea level.

3. It is an island country, no land borders.

4. There are 110 km2 of agricultural land on Saint Lucia (18% of the country).

5. Migny is the highest situated city in the country.

6. 170 km2 of the country is covered by forests (28.1%)

55. The nearest capital in a straight line from Castries is Kingstown (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) – 92 km.

56. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Castries is Dili (East Timor) – 19082 km.


Finance in Saint Lucia

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1. The minimum wage varies from USD 160 to USD 300 per month dependent on the industry (data from 2013).

2. Gross domestic product (GDP) is $1 394 000 000 in 2015.

3. The internal debt at the beginning of 2015 was 84% GDP, i.e. around: $1 170 960 000 .

4. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 497 500,000 .

5. The country has over $258,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0022% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Saint Lucia

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1. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

2. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

3. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

4. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 40 days.

5. The last death penalty was carried out in 1995.


Education in Saint Lucia

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 5.

3. The average IQ level is 62.

4. In this country there are 9.9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 18 315 people).


Work in Saint Lucia

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1. The minimum wage varies from USD 160 to USD 300 per month dependent on the industry (data from 2013).

2. The unemployment rate is 15.7% (data from 2006).

3. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 40 days.

4. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Saint Lucia

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is respiratory tract infection.

2. The highest peak is Mount Gimie, 950 m above sea level.

3. Migny is the highest situated city in the country.

4. The lowest temperature: 13.3 °C was measured in Soufriere.

5. The highest temperature: 35.6 °C was measured in Castries.


Society in Saint Lucia

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1. In Saint Lucia, on average, an adult consumes about 10.4 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most drinks are spirit – 56%, then beer – 30%, wine – 13%, and other alcoholic beverages – 1%.

3. In 2013, 30 people died as a result of road accidents.

4. 61.8% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

5. The average IQ level is 62.

6. 21% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.8 children.

8. In this country over 142 000 (2015) 109 370 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 59% of the population).

9. About 80,000 (2015) 88,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

10. The population density is 266 people / km2.

11. The main religion is Catholicism, 70%.

13. Two citizens of Saint Lucia received the Nobel Prize.

14. The average age of people living in this country is 33.5 years.

15. The country is around:
39,000 people (20.75%) in the age range 0-14 years.
127,000 people (68.41%) in the age range 15-64 years.
20,200 people (10.84%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 2 500 children are born each year (1.4% of the population), and about 1,400 people die (0.7% of the population).

17. 30% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 21 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 73.9 years (women – 76.6 years and men – 71.4 years).


Symbols of Saint Lucia

1. The motto of the country – “Earth, Nation, Light”.


History of Saint Lucia

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1. The French pirate François Le Clerc in 1550 was the first European to land on this island.

2. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on February 22, 1979.

3. He joined the United Nations on September 18, 1979.


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What is the highest peak on Saint Lucia?

The highest peak in Saint Lucia is Mount Gimie (950 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What Saint Lucia has the national colors?

National colors: light blue, yellow, black and white.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Saint Lucia?

It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 33.5 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage varies from USD 160 to USD 300 per month dependent on the industry (data from 2013).

answer: Marta


What is the population density on Saint Lucia?

The population density is 307 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “Earth, Nation, Light”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 35.6 ° C was measured in Castries.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 13.3 ° C was measured in Soufriere.

answer: Marta